You Have Need of Endurance

Text: Hebrews 10:36 Endurance is a characteristic we must have as Christians. But WHY is it so important? In this lesson, we will consider a few passages that explain why we need endurance. NOTE: There are a few different English words (endurance, patience, perseverance), but they are all the same Greek word. To Continue Doing […]

Add Perseverance

Text: 2 Peter 1:5-11 Faith must be the foundation of all that we do. Yet there are various qualities we are to add to our faith. In this lesson, the trait we will focus on is perseverance. Define Perseverance Greek word hypomoné – cheerful (or hopeful) endurance (Strong’s); the characteristic of a man who is unswerved […]

When Life Is Hard

Text: 2 Corinthians 1:8 When we face hardships in life, how we handle them depends a lot on the nature of the hardships (financial problems, personality conflicts, health issues, difficult temptations, etc.). However, there are some principles that will apply to all types of hardships. These are important to remember, especially when we are not […]

The Gospel of Fellowship

Text: Galatians 6:1-17 This is the sixth and final lesson examining the gospel from the book of Galatians. This lesson will focus on how fellowship fits into the message of the gospel. The Announcement Whatever a man sows, this he will reap (Galatians 6:7) – there are consequences for our actions (Hosea 8:7); even non-Christians understand this; the particular application […]

You Have Need of Endurance

Text: Hebrews 10:36 Endurance is a characteristic that we must have as Christians. But why is it so important? In this lesson, we will consider a few passages that explain why we need to have endurance. Note: We will notice a few different English words used in these verses (endurance, patience, perseverance), but they are […]

The Sufferings of This Present Time

Text: Romans 8:18-25 The world is full of sin, suffering, violence, and loss. There are many passages in the Bible that discuss how to deal with the hardships of life. In this lesson, we will focus on one passage from Paul’s letter to the Romans. Suffering Will Always Be Present (v. 18) Paul talked about […]

Running Our Race

Text: Hebrews 12:1-2 Several times in the New Testament, the Christian life is referred to as a race. It is not only important that we run the race – we must run properly. This lesson examines how to run our race so that we may receive the reward. Remember the Faithful (Hebrews 12:1) The Hebrew writer […]